IDC Projects IT Spending in UAE Will Grow by 74 Percent by 2017
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Injazat Data Systems, regional market leader for secure and business-aligned IT services that is wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, today signed an agreement with global enterprise software leader SAP to accelerate innovation in the UAE.
Under the agreement, SAP and Injazat will join forces to provide customers with SAP Business Applications on a fully-managed secure cloud that enables real-time analysis of Big Data, while reducing cost, time to value, and risk.
“All sectors in the UAE are leveraging Big Data to deliver a better experience for citizens and customers. This partnership with SAP will accelerate the UAE’s IT capabilities and will create new career opportunities in our increasingly diversified economy,” said Ibrahim Lari, CEO, Injazat.
Both the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 and UAE Vision 2021 call for enhancing a safe and secure society, backed by a sustainable knowledge-based and globalized economy, driven by strong growth in the education, healthcare, and infrastructure sectors.
The UAE’s public sector is playing a key role in the country’s IT growth, with researchers at IDC projecting the country’s IT market to grow by 74 percent from USD 4.63 billion in 2014 to USD 8.06 billion by 2017.
“This partnership with Injazat is the latest step in SAP’s commitment to the UAE’s innovation agenda, with public-private partnerships key to driving the country’s economic diversification, while supporting the next generation of highly-trained Millennial professionals,” said Tayfun Topkoc, Managing Director, SAP UAE.
With SAP HANA Enterprise on the Cloud (HEC), Injazat can expand its portfolio of data storage solutions, online and mobile initiatives, while supporting its regional expansion plans.
Providing a single gateway for business solutions, services, and expertise, SAP enables organizations on SAP HEC to access fully array of SAP solution such as Financials, CRM, SCM, Procurement, and Financials.
Photo Caption: (Right to Left) Ibrahim Lari, CEO, Injazat, and Tayfun Topkoc, Managing Director, SAP UAE, today signed an agreement to leverage technology to accelerate innovation in the UAE.
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About Injazat Data Systems (Injazat)
Injazat Data Systems is an industry-recognized market leader in the region for Information
Technology Outsourcing, Cloud and Data Center Managed Services delivered from the region’s 1st Tier IV design and ISO 27001 certified Data Center facility. Injazat combines its local expertise and presence with its global partnership network.
Injazat continues to develop market-leading IT services to meet dynamic customer needs, including consultancy, project management, system integration, transformation, applications services, cloud services, and a wide range of managed services that can help clients stay on the edge of business and technology innovation while making sure their businesses are more secure and agile.
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